Save the Lake Coalition

The Save the Lake Coalition consists of volunteers dedicated to improving the quality of water at Chippewa Lake and the entire Upper Chippewa Lake Watershed.

How to Donate to the Save the Lake Coalition

Chippewa Lake's beach

If you wish to donate to the Save the Lake Coalition to help the entire watershed, as well as Chippewa Lake, the largest natural inland lake in the State of Ohio, here is what you should do:

  1. Please consider the sponsorships or individual donation opportunities below. Your generosity has allowed us to help fund nearly $8,000 of the mitigation study. In the future we plan to fund other projects to improve the Lake.
  2. Forward your donation to:
    Save the Lake Coalition
    c/o Friends of Medina County Parks, Inc.
    6364 Deerview Lane
    Medina, OH 44256.

Please make checks payable to Friends of Medina County Parks, and write "Save the Lake Coalition" in the memo field. You can also donate via our Give Lively page.

Friends of the Medina County Parks is a 501(c)(3) focused on environmental quality and protection. The treasurer is Thomas K. James, former director of Medina County Park District, 6364 Deerview Lane, Medina, Ohio 44256.

Corporate Sponsorships and Individual Donation Levels

Level Donation Reward
Gold $10,000 Mention on website, in advertisements and publicity in the Medina Gazette
Name on plaque located at the Medina Park District Headquarters
Silver $5,000 Mention on website, in advertisements and publicity
Bronze $1,000 Mention on website and in advertisements
Chippewa Lake $500 Mention on website
Boating $250 Mention on website
Swimmer $100 Mention on website
Supporter $50 Mention on website

Sincere Appreciation to Our Donors

  • Gold Level
    • Stephenson Foundation — $10,000
  • Silver Level
    • In Memory of Armand DiGeronimo — $5,000
    • Stevens Strategic Communications — In-Kind Contribution
    • Howie & Kris Wolff — $5,000
  • Bronze Level
    • Armbruster Moving & Storage, Inc. — $1,000
    • Christine & Guido DiGeronimo — $2,500
    • Friends of the Medina County Parks — $1,000
    • IBM Community Fund — $2,000 Grant
      • To assist the Medina County Park District in the acquisition of advanced sensor technology for monitoring of lake water quality
      • Sponsored by Kelly Schmotzer, Lisa Krosse, and Mark Krosse
    • Rachel Jackson — $1,000
    • Mark & Lisa Krosse — $1,000
    • Claire List & Tom Melter — $2,000
    • Village of Chippewa Lake — $1,000
    • Western Reserve Land Conservancy & Dominion Energy — $1,500 watershed mini-grant
  • Chippewa Lake Level
    • Mark Krosse — $695
    • Larry & Judith K. Leuthaeuser — $500
    • Doug & Kelly Schmotzer — $500
    • Village of Gloria Glens — $500
    • Western Reserve Land Conservancy & Dominion Energy — $500 watershed mini-grant
  • Boating Level
    • Nancy Rafert — $256
    • Mary A. & Patrick Urian — $300
    • Bob and Pam Williams — $250
  • Swimmer Level
    • Vincent & Carole Lynch — $100
    • Vanna & Alan Robbins — $100
  • Supporter Level
    • Marliese A. Leggett — $15
    • Joe Lynch — $51
    • Tom Lynch — $51
    • Alisha Mooney — $50
  • Amount not disclosed
    • McMaster-Carr Supply Company
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